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This article is about the year 1785. For the number, see 1785 (number).
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 17th century18th century19th century
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Years: 1782 1783 178417851786 1787 1788
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1785 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1785
Ab urbe condita 2538
Armenian calendar 1234
Assyrian calendar 6535
Bengali calendar 1192
Berber calendar 2735
British Regnal year 25 Geo. 3 – 26 Geo. 3
Buddhist calendar 2329
Burmese calendar 1147
Byzantine calendar 7293–7294
Chinese calendar 甲辰(Wood Dragon)
4481 or 4421
    — to —
乙巳年 (Wood Snake)
4482 or 4422
Coptic calendar 1501–1502
Discordian calendar 2951
Ethiopian calendar 1777–1778
Hebrew calendar 5545–5546
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1841–1842
 - Shaka Samvat 1706–1707
 - Kali Yuga 4885–4886
Holocene calendar 11785
Igbo calendar 785–786
Iranian calendar 1163–1164
Islamic calendar 1199–1200
Japanese calendar Tenmei 5
Javanese calendar 1711–1712
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar 4118
Minguo calendar 127 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar 317
Thai solar calendar 2327–2328

1785 (MDCCLXXXV) was a common year starting on Saturday (dominical letter B) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Wednesday (dominical letter E) of the Julian calendar, the 1785th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 785th year of the 2nd millennium, the 85th year of the 18th century, and the 6th year of the 1780s decade. As of the start of 1785, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1918.




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